Rushing for a Last-minute Holiday Party? These Festive Food Combos Have You Covered


What’s a better way to celebrate the holidays than with a jolly and festive party? As Christmas sets the mood for merriment, it’s inevitable to have last-minute parties popping up here and there. Whether you’re hosting one or have been invited to a potluck-themed feast, here are some last-minute holiday party food options you can score quickly and hassle-free to complete the celebration—even amid the Christmas rush. 

From all-time faves to specific country cuisines, the SM Malls Online app has you covered with delicious selections for any type of party. As a bonus, you can order from two or more restaurants and get them delivered without additional costs—just use the voucher codes HELLOFREEDEL on orders worth at least P300 and 2orMOREFREEDELIVERY on orders worth at least P600 to enjoy free delivery. Check out our top holiday food picks below!

Combo 1: All-time Faves

There’s one thing that the holiday season and our favorite comfort food have in common: they both bring us joy. To suit the merry and cozy vibe of Christmas, fill your party table with mouthwatering classics like burgers, chicken, nachos, and delicious drinks. The Zark’s Ultimate Meal brings you a combo of nachos and iced tea with Zark’s signature quarter pounder burger—the Zark’s Ultimate, which has a beefy patty, caramelized onions, sauteed mushrooms, cheese sauce, and bacon to fully satisfy your appetite. For additional comfort food goodness, you can also pair these with Zark’s crunchy, juicy, and perfectly seasoned Boneless Fried Chicken.

Get a free Boneless Fried Chicken (8 pcs.) when you order a Zark’s Ultimate Meal for only P294—that’s 50% less than these meals’ combined cost of P593! This promo is available at Zark’s Burgers in SM Megamall, SM City North Edsa, SM City Fairview, SM Mall of Asia, SM Southmall, SM City San Lazaro, SM City Bacoor, SM City Dasmariñas, and SM City Grand Central via the SM Malls Online app until December 31.

If there’s comfort food on the party menu, there should also be a *comfort drink* like your all-time favorite milk tea from The Alley It’s Time for Tea! Let yourself and your guests indulge in the sweet and creamy goodness of The Alley’s Cream Cheese Brown Sugar Deerioca Creme Brulee, which features their signature brown sugar pearls, fresh milk, and carefully crafted in-house creme brulee.

Enjoy a Buy 1, Take 1 deal on selected drinks at The Alley It’s Time for Tea, including the delicious Cream Cheese Brown Sugar Deerioca Creme Brulee which you can get for only P190 (originally P380) until December 31. Score this promo now at SM City North Edsa, SM City Fairview, SM Mall of Asia, and SM Megamall via the SM Malls Online app.

Combo 2: Oriental Gathering

No need to fly out of the country to enjoy the best of Asian cuisine! Spice up any party with Khao Khai’s rich variety of Thai food selections, including the Gaitod Chicken Meal and Yaowaraj Fried Rice. The Gaitod Chicken Meal is a popular fried chicken basil stir fry dish with crispy eggs that you can often enjoy from Bangkok street carts. Meanwhile, Yaowaraj Fried Rice is a Thai-style chicken fried rice with various vegetables for an appetizing burst of flavors.  

Get a free Yaowaraj Fried Rice (good for 2-3 pax) when you order a 3 pc. Gaitod Chicken Meal for P369 at Khao Khai in SM Mall of Asia and SM City Fairview via the SM Malls Online app. That’s 42% off its original cost of P638, so enjoy this promo while it’s available until December 31!

Nothing says Japanese cuisine more than Tenya’s Mt. Fuji Tendon, a version of their signature Japanese rice bowl with four crispy and juicy black tiger prawns and potato salad tempura that are artfully arranged to resemble Mt. Fuji.

Aside from enjoying a Buy 1, Take 1 deal on the Mt. Fuji Tendon for only P435 (originally P870), you can get one free raffle ticket to Japan when you order from Tenya in SM Megamall, SM Mall of Asia, and SM Southmall via the SM Malls Online app from December 1 to 31.

Combo 3: Light and Fun

Looking for the yummiest light fare to serve your guests? Try Wendy’s Macaroni Salad Big Plate, which brings a sweet twist to the usual macaroni salad recipe by including jello in the mix. Aside from this chewy treat, this macaroni dish also has cucumber, tomato, carrots, and grated cheese in a bed of lettuce served with Thousand Island dressing.

Buy one Macaroni Salad Big Plate and get your next one at 50% off when you order from Wendy’s in SM City Fairview, SM City North Edsa, SM Megamall, SM City San Lazaro, SM Mall of Asia, SM City Dasmariñas, and SM City Marikina via the SM Malls Online app. With this great promo that runs until December 31, you only need to spend P187.50 instead of P250 on your order!

Baked Puff specializes in two delectable pastries perfect for light and fun parties: the flaky and buttery Cuban cheese puffs and Portuguese egg tarts. Both available in various sweet and savory flavors, Baked Puff’s Egg Tarts combine creamy tastes with flaky textures while the delightful Puffs are melt-in-your-mouth treats with an irresistibly light and airy crisp.

Buy a Box of 6 Assorted Egg Tarts and get a Box of 7 Assorted Puffs at 50% off for only P550, saving you 27% off its original cost of P750, when you order from Baked Puff in SM City North Edsa and SM Megamall via the SM Malls Online app until December 31.

Combo 4: Pinoy Pasko